NRA 2023 Budget Analysis

Leaked 2022 NRA Financial Documents Show the NRA, in the Face of Declining Membership and Revenues and Expanding Legal Spending, Continues with Optimistic Budget Projections

Leaked documents paint yet another dire picture of NRA finances marred by decreasing membership revenues and expanding legal fees. Despite these realities, the NRA has apparently failed to budget appropriately, missing its revenue projections by double digits. The figures presented for the 2023 budget raise questions about whether that overly optimistic budgeting is continuing this year.

Broken & Bankrupt: the NRA in 2021

2021 has been a disaster for the NRA, and Wayne LaPierre in particular. From their travels through the court system to answer for its various misdeeds, to the lurid details of mismanagement and incompetence coming out of those court cases, to a diminished balance sheet, to the various forms of extremism it has embraced, to its waning influence in American politics, the past year at the NRA is one Wayne LaPierre and NRA leaders would like you to forget.

NRA Bankruptcy Dismissed After Trial

NRA on Trial: Wayne’s Kingdom of Orange Jumpsuits, Golden Parachutes, and Management by Chaos

The NRA viewed bankruptcy as a proverbial get-out-of-jail-free card that would solve all its political, financial, and legal troubles. Instead, the bankruptcy process and the recent trial testimony have irreparably damaged the NRA.

Recent Filings

New York and DC Attorneys General Investigations
September 20, 2023

Filing Summary On September 20, 2023, the New York Attorney General filed a motion to compel the supplemental testimony of NRA Board Member Willes Lee. The Attorney General explains their reasons for requesting this additional testimony in its supporting memorandum of law. Key Points

New York and DC Attorneys General Investigations
June 8, 2023

Filing Summary On June 8, 2023, Judge Cohen heard arguments on summary judgment motions and a motion to dismiss certain NRA defenses. Judge Cohen ruled against the NRA and the individual defendants on each of the motions argued. The parties also discussed trial logistics with Judge Cohen, and floated starting trial in mid-October 2023. The […]

New York and DC Attorneys General Investigations
March 24, 2023

Filing Summary On March 24, 2023, the Attorney General filed the expert report of Eric Hines, dated September 16, 2022. The report included the following “Summary of Opinions”: